Ms. Ranado leaving ASW for Northern Virginia

By Lia Lipinski and Maya Sirotin After being at ASW for 4 years, Ms. Ranado will be moving to North Virginia next school year.           Ms. Ranado, who teaches HS English and DP Lang. & Lit. came to ASW because of her husband’s work as a US diplomat. “I’m just lucky enough to have a portable career,” Mrs. Ranado told Warrior News.  When she arrived … Continue reading Ms. Ranado leaving ASW for Northern Virginia

Mr. and Mrs. Cokerdem leaving Warsaw for Tokyo

By Lia Lipinski and Maya Sirotin After teaching at ASW for nearly 5 years, Mr. and Mrs. Cokerdem will be leaving Warsaw for the American School in Tokyo, Japan once the school year has finished. Mr. Cokerdem has been teaching DP psychology, while Mrs. Cokerdem has been teaching high school math.  According to Mrs. Cokerdem, coming to Warsaw “was quite unplanned. In 2015 we were … Continue reading Mr. and Mrs. Cokerdem leaving Warsaw for Tokyo

Ms. Hansen leaving ASW for AISB

By Lia Lipinski and Maya Sirotin After teaching in Warsaw for 5 years, Ms. Hansen will be leaving ASW for the American International School of Budapest, Hungary.  Ms. Hansen, who teaches DP chemistry, came to ASW from China, looking to live somewhere in Europe that allowed her to take only one flight back to her home. She first set her eyes on ASW as “Warsaw … Continue reading Ms. Hansen leaving ASW for AISB

Life from the Void: A 12th Grade Perspective After the End of My Senior Year

School ended about four weeks ago for myself and the rest of the Senior Class. Usually around this time, a typical IB student would be frantically studying for the exams (which were canceled) due to take place May 1-22. In the midst of this pandemic, I have been trying to keep busy and get my mind off the situation. Besides studying for my university’s entrance … Continue reading Life from the Void: A 12th Grade Perspective After the End of My Senior Year

Life Under Polish Communism: “There were sacrifices.”

To commemorate the 30th anniversary of the fall of communism in Poland, the History Club is collaborating with Warrior News in a new series to share our teachers’ stories of communist Poland.  Julia Owerko “Instead of playing soccer, I chose to spend time with some of my friends in the local store. Or instead of getting a goodnight sleep, on Sunday night, then I would … Continue reading Life Under Polish Communism: “There were sacrifices.”